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person injured. what police say led up to the incident. plus -- it's back to school for clark county students! what one school is doing.. to help get more students and parents involved in the school community. and, temperatures are starting to shift on us! when we'll start seeing a break away from the triple digit heat. 8 news now, the valley's news leader, starts right now. /// "now, live...this is 8 news now weekend edition." good morning and thanks for joining us, i'm nia wong. this morning, police continue to look for a suspect.. who opened fire in front of the planet hollywood hotel and casino. police say the shooting took place outside of the miracle mile shops... where two men got into a fight. that's when the suspect pulled out a weapon, and shot the victim. he was transported to u-m-c, where is expected to recover. if you have any information, please call crime stoppers. /// ((nia wong)) meanwhile, henderson
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28-year-old michael lanunziata was taken into police custody. police say he shot and killed a man inside a home yesterday.. near nevada state drive and the 95. police say a woman was also present, but is not injured. detectives are not saying how the woman is related to both men. lanunziata was arrested moments after arriving home. police believe all three people involved were present or past roommates. residents in the henderson area say.. the gated communi this is the sixth homicide in henderson's jurisdiction this year. /// ((nia wong)) police are also searching for the person.. who shot and killed a 19-year-old man. the shooting took place near commerce and carey yesterday. police say the man was shot multiple times and died at the scene. investigators do not believe this was a random crime. so far this year, this is the 18th homicide in north las vegas' jurisidction. /// ((nia wong)) switching gears... we saw a break from the heat
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expected to come back. katie boer has a check of weather. ((nia wong)) thanks, katie. today, lake las vegas is back thanks, katie. today, lake las vegas is back open after last week's monsoon storms. activites like flyboarding and
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the re-opening comes just in time for the annual "country in the cove" beach party. /// ((nia wong)) tomorrow is the first day of school for the clark county school district... and one local school is reaching out to the community.. in hopes of trying to get both students and parents more involved. christianne klein has the story. it looks like a neighborhood block party.. complete with food, drinks, sports and music... but this isn't just any party.. (( come with less so we have to give more : )) ((christianne klein)) >> it's a chance for reynaldo martinez elementary staff and teachers to meet this year's students and parents before the start of the new school year.. (( nichole urias / martinez elementary "nationally we know that we're losing a whole generation of children of color and we just said that's not going to happen on martinez' watch.. we're going to go out into the community and break that cycle" : )) (( verdena marquez /parent the kids needs to know that their parents are there.. they need to know that.. they really do : )) ((christianne klein))
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supplies.. and.. most importantly- talking with the kids.. (( joquin/ 6th grade it's really cool.. christianne: why? joquin: they're bringing the school together)) (( andrew chambers/4th grader i just met my new teacher.. and he seems like a really good teacher.. i'm not gonna lie he seems like a really good teacher )) ((christianne klein)) >> ten year old andrew chambers is headed into the fourth grade.. with a very clear set of goals.. ((andrew chambers/ 4th grade i promised him i'm gonna do my work.. no talking like i usually do )) (( told this to your teacher? yeah christianne: what'd he say? andrew: he said you better do that (laughing) : )) ((nia wong)) >> this was the first year martinez elementary held an event like this.. but it won't be their last. kids were already putting in requests.. and they're talking about an ice cream party for next year. /// ((nia wong)) today, the peoples autism foundation are holding a fundraiser.. after a devastating fire ripped through its facility. all the school supplies donated and other items in the warehouse were lost in the fire last
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if you would like to help them out.. the fundraiser is being held at the fiesto rancho sobe ice arena... from five to nine-pm. you can donate school supplies and gift cards. /// ((nia wong)) the very first medical marijuana dispensary in the valley is celebrating one year! "euphoria wellness" opened nearly a year ago to patients.. near jones and robindale. the company was the first medical marijuana dispensary to open in southern nevada... and was also the first to offer free delivery service to patients. they will be offering an array of specials this weekd news leader... hillary clinton gets her top- secret meeting. what she was briefed on.. and the attention donald trump is now receiving on social media. plus -- remembering 9-11. the american flags being sold.. to honor and remeber those who lost their lives. /// "you're watching the valley's news leader...with nia
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this is 8 news now." ((nia wong)) hillary clinton received her first national security briefing.. on threats facing the u-s. clinton was the only one at the briefing.. with none of her aides present. the meeting last well over two hours in a f-b-i office in new york. on the republican side of things... donald trump got some attention on social media.. after tweeting about the murder of n-b-a star dwayne wade's rs the basketball player has not yet responed to his comments. /// ((nia wong)) back here in the valley, donald trump's campaign opened a new office. former arizona governor jan brewer helped with the opening of the heaquarters.. near paradise and sunset. this comes a day after trump cancelled a rally that was planned for friday... opting instead for private events and a fundraiser./// ((nia wong)) as the november election draws closer... the silver state is shaping up as one of donald trump's biggest
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registration numbers favor democrats. but at trump rallies... common themes include struggling economies and low level education... which is something nevada is dealing with. polls show a tight race here in the state... slightly favoring clinton at this point./// ((nia wong)) american flags at the healing field in las vegas... are expected to be sold in the next few weeks.. leading up to the 15th anniversary of september 11th. yesterday, a service was held to place and dedicate the thousands of flags.. their lives that day. the flags are being sold for 35- dollars... and will go to support the firefighters of southern nevada burn foundation. the flags will be there until september 16th. a memorial service will also be held at the healing field on september 11th. /// ((nia wong)) more of patti labelle's famous desserts are heading to store shelves... what walmart will soon carry from the famous entertainer. (( ))
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valley's news leader. we may be feeling the heat again this week.. but temperatures are starting to shift well below triple digits. katie boer has your weather now forecast. (( ))
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the national stage. how the team played against their texas rivals... next on the valley's news leader. /// "now, live...this is 8
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head-to-head with its texas rivals, cedar hill. plus, the 51's are wrapping up their baseball season. jon tritsch has
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the entire state of texas has a superiority complex when it comes to high school football..cedar hill out of the dallas area aimed to humble bishop gorman tonight and end their 39 game winning streak.. but this is not the gaels first rodeo on national tv..and they made it very clear..they will mess with texas the lonestar state was star struck by gorman football tonight.. they were introduced to biaggio ali-walsh..or what they thought was him..they hardly saw him as he sprinted for a 54 yard first half touchdown..gor man up 17-7 at half.. all gas pedal..no brake.. igniting for 77 yard scoring gallop..cedar hill defense would catch up to him 10 seconds later..198 yards 3 scores for walsh gorman gutting the longhorns.. tate martell on the option keeper..bulldozi ng into the endzone.. martell put on a show tate martell..ohio state bound..but first he had to torch texas football.. touchdown number 2..
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the promised land.. great blocking by dorian thompson robinson on the perimeter.. martell finishes with 135 yards passing..147 rushing.. gorman wins their 40th game in a row. 44-14 bishop gorman alums continuing success into the nfl..demarco murray scoring for the titans against the raiders in tonight's pre-season game..murray has returned to star running back status in the tennessee uniform.. 49ers quarterback colin national athem on friday because he says "i am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," he has that right. but where he's wrong:.. the anthem and flag do not stand for a perfect country.. they do stand for the thousands of servicemen of all colors..who died in the name of freedom that allow kaepernick to make 12 million dollars a year whether he plays or not this season..the anthem is 90 seconds long.. it's a small sacrifice for him to stand compared to the 600,000 servicemen and women who lost their life for a country that is
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tonight was the home finale for the 51's..las vegas is third in their division and all but a lock to fall short of the playoffs.. it's a talented team that could never find consistency..or pitching..but one thing they've never lacked..prolific offense sellout crowd of 11 thousand fans filled cashman field as brandon nimmo was given the team mvp award.. las vegas making the locals happy.. gavin ceccini was 5 for 5.. that's hard to do.. roger bernadina getting involved.. lane to home plate tonight..9 runs.. on 15 hits... las vegas will go on the road for their final 8 games but for tonight they finish in style..9-0 over salty salt lake city finally bryce harper and the homeplate umpire have different tastes in music and it finally boils over.. the umpire likes country..harper likes classic rock.. harper begins to rage..and the umpire tells him to go sing in
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((nia wong)) we'll be right back. ///
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((nia wong)) welcome back to the vally's news leader. if patti labelle's pies weren't enough... there's more to love! the singer will be unveiling new desserts at walmart... like the peach cobbler, apple pecan cake, sweet potato loaf... and the apple cobbler. the items will be going on sale at walmart. /// ((nia wong)) apple is urging i-phone users to update their software immediately. apple issued an important
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piece of malware.. that allows hackers to see nearly everything on your phone. attackers send a text message with a link... and if it's clicked on, it will download the software. researchers say the malware belongs to an israeli- based n-s-o group. /// ((nia wong)) coming up on our 8-am newscast... nevada's first public school gets a 12 million dollar makeover. we take a look and hear from officials. >> plus- the annual lights of hope event is a few weeks away. how you can help honor loved ones lost to cancer... those stories coming up at 8am.// thats it for 8 news now this morning. hope to see you right back here at eight./// ((nia wong)) ((nia wong)) good morning... good morning... i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada.
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